Janu Tornell (born May 9, 1965 in Las Vegas, Nevada) is an American reality show contestant and former Las Vegas showgirl and beauty pageant contestant of Cuban descent.
Janu was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, the daughter of Juan and Maria Tornell. She attended Valley High School. She then went to Spain, later moving to Los Angeles. She then studied at Los Angeles Valley Community College, before moving back to Las Vegas and pursuing a career as a showgirl.
After twenty years, she finally received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
After a year and half of teaching by day and performing as a showgirl by night, Janu decided to further her education by obtaining a Masters degree from UNLV. She hopes to be a full time language professor with the freedom to travel during the summer months.